Jonathan is a director in the dispute resolution department of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, based in its Johannesburg office. Jonathan began his career as a candidate attorney at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr in 2009 and was appointed as an associate in 2011. In 2013, Jonathan was promoted to senior associate and in 2016 became a director. Jonathan obtained his BCom (law) degree from the Rand Afrikaans University, his LLB degree from the University of Johannesburg, his LLM degree from the University of Saarland (Germany) and an advanced certificate in alternative dispute resolution through the University of Pretoria in collaboration with the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa (AFSA). Jonathan is a member of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and is an AFSA accredited mediator and arbitrator. Jonathan’s practice comprises mainly general commercial litigation with a particular focus on alternative dispute resolution.